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Naproxen and Alcohol - NSAIDs and Pregnancy

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  • Naproxen and Alcohol
    Combining naproxen and alcohol may cause serious problems for some people. This eMedTV page discusses this issue in detail, explaining why people with liver disease or those who have ulcers should avoid drinking alcohol while taking naproxen.
  • Naproxen and Children
    This eMedTV page explains when it is safe to give naproxen to children. This page also covers what naproxen is approved to treat (including pain and inflammation), as well as details on how it works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Naproxen and Pregnancy
    As this page of the eMedTV archives explains, studies on naproxen and pregnancy have caused it to be classified as a pregnancy Category C medication. Therefore, this drug is generally not recommended during pregnancy, although there are exceptions.
  • Naproxen and Weight Gain
    As this page from the eMedTV site explains, gradual weight gain has not been documented as a common or rare side effect of naproxen in clinical trials, but there may still be a link. This page discusses both rapid and sudden weight gain with naproxen.
  • Naproxen Dangers
    You may not be able to use naproxen safely if you have certain conditions (such as diabetes or asthma). This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the potential dangers of naproxen and explains what you should be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Naproxen Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, naproxen dosage suggestions vary, depending on whether you are treating arthritis or general pain, among other things. This page offers a list of dosing guidelines for muscle, bone, arthritis, and menstrual pain.
  • Naproxen Drug Class
    As this eMedTV article explains, naproxen belongs to a class of drugs known as NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). This article gives a brief overview of this drug class, explains how naproxen works, and links to more detailed information.
  • Naproxen Drug Information
    Naproxen is a drug used to reduce pain, stiffness, and inflammation. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses this medication in more detail, with information on naproxen's side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
  • Naproxen Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment provides some basic drug information on naproxen, a pain reliever that is available by prescription and over-the-counter. This article explains how it works, possible side effects, and why it may not be the best choice for everyone.
  • Naproxen Drug Interactions
    Medications such as corticosteroids, lithium, and diuretics can cause naproxen drug interactions. As this eMedTV page explains, some interactions may lead to potentially dangerous side effects, such as stomach ulcers or increased risk of bleeding.
  • Naproxen for Arthritis
    Pain and stiffness caused by ankylosing spondylitis and osteoarthritis can be treated with naproxen. This eMedTV segment talks about using this pain reliever for arthritis, with details on the other forms of arthritis that may respond to the drug.
  • Naproxen Indications
    One of the uses (or "indications") for naproxen is the treatment of painful menstrual periods. This eMedTV selection lists other conditions the medicine is used for, including information on off-label purposes and naproxen's use in children.
  • Naproxen Medication for Pain
    As a prescription and over-the-counter pain medication, naproxen is usually taken no more than twice daily. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at naproxen, including information on what it is used for and how it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Naproxen Oral
    As this eMedTV page discusses, oral naproxen tablets, caplets, or liquid can help treat pain and inflammation caused by several conditions. This page describes what this medication is used for, possible side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Naproxen Pain Medicine
    As a type of pain medicine, naproxen is used to treat several conditions, such as arthritis. This eMedTV page further discusses naproxen, including how it works, what it is used to treat, and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Naproxen Pain Reliever
    As a type of pain reliever, naproxen can treat pain and inflammation caused by several conditions. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at what naproxen is used for, including information on how it works and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Naproxen Pills
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, naproxen is a medication used to treat pain and inflammation caused by a wide variety of conditions. This page offers more details on naproxen pills and liquid, including general dosing guidelines and specific uses.
  • Naproxen Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV page offers several naproxen precautions and warnings -- for example, naproxen may cause congestive heart failure, heart attack, or stroke in some people. This page also provides information on who should not take the drug.
  • Naproxen Risks
    Talk to your doctor before taking naproxen if you have diabetes, stomach ulcers, or liver disease. This eMedTV article looks at the risks associated with naproxen, explaining some of the drug's safety precautions and potential side effects.
  • Naproxen Safety
    Kidney damage and high blood pressure can occur in people taking NSAIDs, including naproxen. This part of the eMedTV site discusses how to ensure your safety with naproxen, with information on who should avoid the drug altogether.
  • Naproxen Side Effects
    Some common naproxen side effects include heartburn, nausea, and headache. This segment of the eMedTV library describes other common side effects, rare side effects, and serious problems that can require immediate medical attention.
  • Naproxen Sodium
    Naproxen sodium, as this eMedTV article explains, is used to reduce inflammation and stiffness associated with certain medical conditions, such as tendonitis or gout. Specific uses are discussed, as are effects, side effects, and dosing precautions.
  • Naproxen Sodium and Pregnancy
    Some complications may arise with the use of naproxen sodium, and pregnancy problems are a potential risk. This eMedTV page explains the possible risks involved with using this drug during pregnancy, including labor and delivery complications.
  • Naproxen Sodium and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV Web page discusses the link between weight gain and naproxen sodium. As the page explains, weight gain is not a documented side effect of the drug, but if it becomes a problem or occurs rapidly, notify your healthcare provider.
  • Naproxen Sodium Dosage
    The suggested dosage of naproxen sodium for acute pain relief is 220 mg to 550 mg, twice a day. This page on the eMedTV site also provides dosage recommendations for treating arthritis pain and gout, and offers tips and precautions for taking the drug.
  • Naproxen Sodium Drug Interactions
    This part of the eMedTV archives lists medicines that may potentially cause naproxen sodium drug interactions, including probenecid, aspirin, and warfarin. Some interactions may cause certain side effects, such as stomach ulcers and bleeding.
  • Naproxen Sodium Medicine
    Naproxen sodium is a drug approved for many uses, such as the treatment of arthritis symptoms. This eMedTV page gives an overview of naproxen sodium, with details on common side effects of this medicine. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Naproxen Sodium Precautions and Warnings
    Naproxen sodium may cause stomach and intestinal problems, such as bleeding or stomach ulcers. This eMedTV segment offers other naproxen sodium precautions and warnings, including other possible side effects and complications that can occur.
  • Naproxen Sodium Side Effects
    Common side effects of naproxen sodium include headache, constipation, and itching. This part of the eMedTV library also covers less common but more serious side effects that should be reported to your healthcare provider.
  • Naproxen Sodium Uses
    This page of the eMedTV Web site describes specific naproxen sodium uses in detail, such as general pain relief and the treatment of arthritis symptoms. It also discusses giving the medication to children and off-label uses.
  • Naproxen Strengths
    You can buy naproxen in a number of strengths, ranging from 220 mg to 550 mg. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers more information on the different forms of this pain reliever, with a link to detailed dosing guidelines.
  • Naproxen Tablets
    This eMedTV segment explains that you can buy naproxen in the form of tablets, caplets, and a liquid. This article gives an overview of when and how to take this pain reliever, with a link to more detailed information on naproxen.
  • Naproxen Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV page, naproxen can be used to treat pain and other symptoms caused by arthritis, injury, or even the common cold. This article takes a closer look at what the drug is used for, with a link to more information on this topic.
  • Naproxene
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, naproxen is used to treat several conditions, such as arthritis and menstrual cramps. This page also covers some general precautions with the drug. Naproxene is a common misspelling of naproxen.
  • Naproxin
    Naproxen is a drug that is often used to help reduce inflammation, stiffness, and pain. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at naproxen and its uses, effects, and possible side effects. Naproxin is a common misspelling of naproxen.
  • Naproxin Sodium
    Pain, stiffness, and inflammation are often treated with various forms of naproxen sodium. This eMedTV article offers more information on the uses and effects of this pain-relief medicine. Naproxin sodium is a common misspelling of naproxen sodium.
  • Naproxyn Sodium
    Naproxen sodium is a prescription pain reliever used for treating arthritis symptoms and other conditions. This eMedTV page covers other uses of this drug and lists some of its side effects. Naproxyn sodium is a common misspelling of naproxen sodium.
  • Natural Cures for Arthritis
    Magnetic bracelets and vitamin D are among the "natural cures for arthritis." This eMedTV resource explains that while many people with arthritis try these so-called cures, treatments that are proven should not be replaced with unproven remedies.
  • Nebumetone
    Nabumetone is a medicine used to treat pain and inflammation associated with different forms of arthritis. This eMedTV page explains how nabumetone works and lists some of its potential side effects. Nebumetone is a common misspelling of nabumetone.
  • Neproxen
    Naproxen is a medicine that is used to relieve pain, stiffness, and inflammation. As this eMedTV page explains, it is used for many conditions, including arthritis and other types of bone or muscle pain. Neproxen is a common misspelling of naproxen.
  • Neproxin
    Naproxen is a pain-relief drug that is used for a number of conditions, including arthritis and injury. This eMedTV page discusses other naproxen uses and further explains how the drug works. Neproxin is a common misspelling of naproxen.
  • Nerve Damage (Total Knee Replacement Risks)
    This multimedia segment discusses the risk of nerve damage associated with this procedure.
  • Nerve Injuries With Knee Replacement Surgery
    If you have knee replacement surgery, it is possible for nerve injuries to occur. As this eMedTV article explains, most nerve injuries with knee replacement surgery are temporary; however, permanent damage can result in some cases.
  • Nerve Injuries With Total Hip Replacement
    Although rare, nerve injuries can occur with total hip replacement. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers statistics about how often these injuries happen, possible symptoms, and how long they can last.
  • NSAID Drugs
    This part of the eMedTV Web site explores NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). This article explains what they are, how they work, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • NSAIDs
    NSAIDs are drugs used to treat a number of conditions that cause pain and inflammation. This page on the eMedTV Web site covers specific uses of NSAIDs, their possible side effects, and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking these drugs.
  • NSAIDs and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource explains that if you're taking NSAIDs and pregnancy occurs, you should let your healthcare provider know. These drugs can potentially cause problems to an unborn child or complicate labor and delivery.
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